30 May 2007
King Kong, 1933
A rare original black and white still photograph from King Kong, 1933, by Ernest Bachrach, the gelatin silver photograph of the natives sacrificing Ann Darrow [Fay Wray] to King Kong, with photographer's ink-stamp credit and R.K.O. stamp to verso and typescript description affixed to verso reading KING KONG -- An awesome scene from RKO-Radio Pictures' "King Kong" which shows the relative size of the prehistoric ape in the picture as compared with human beings... -- 13¾x10¾in. (34.9x27.3cm.)
From The Estate Of Ernest Bachrach.
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